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Obesity Surgery Impact Factor Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Obesity Surgery Impact Factor.

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Types of Arthritis

When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is...  Read more

The Weight-Loss Side Effect That No One Talks About

Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin...  Read more

More Reason to Get Fit Before Pregnancy

According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant. Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and...  Read more

Are You Fit to Climb the Corporate Ladder?

College degree? Check. Professional resume? Double check. Perfect health? Ah, not so fast. What does your health have to do with your career? Plenty. Besides having the right skills and qualifications for your profession, you may also want t...  Read more

The Facts on Weight Management and Cancer

Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig...  Read more

Fighting against Bypass Surgery Last Option
Updated 9/19/2014 2:04:38 PM

HI, Spark World! My heart is very heavy and full right now. I'm 44 5"6 296 pounds. My husband is overweight as well. I have had issues with chest pains and last check my cholesterol numbers didnt look good. My husband has diabetes and high bloo...  Read more

Newbie here. I had surgery on my knee last year th
Updated 9/16/2014 7:39:16 PM

Newbie here. I had surgery on my knee last year that went terribly wrong and now I am pretty sedentary and considered disabled as my leg doesn't work right now. Gained a few pounds and need help to get into better shape. Any advise would be welcomed....  Read more

PRO'S and Con's to weight loss surgery
Updated 9/15/2014 7:01:28 PM

Fifty one frustrated and have the thirsty for losing weight with no motivation! Does that make any sense? Sorry for the whole negative nellie thing but I'm pretty much reaching out for help advice. I really would like for anyone to provide knowledge...  Read more

Some advice on bariatric surgery, pro's cons?
Updated 9/18/2014 5:48:05 AM

Some advice on bariatric surgery, pro's cons?...  Read more

After Surgery
Updated 9/13/2014 5:40:05 AM

Rotator cuff surgery last year. Recovery was pretty quick, but getting back my weight has been slow!...  Read more

More Sometimes Means Less

Eating my calorie allotment greatly impacts weight loss and other health factors....  Read more

Endocrinologists treat patients who are overweight or obese

Endocrinologists treat patients who are overweight or obese, sometimes because of metabolic and hormonal problems. When someone is obese they have too much body fat. Thyroid, adrenal, ovarian, and pituitary disorders can cause obesity. Endocrinologis...  Read more

Lap Banders

Gastric Banding Surgery...Have it, want it, need it, or love someone who has it, wants it or needs it! Welcome!...  Read more

March is Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month

This month marks the 7th annual Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month. The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis is working diligently to make more people aware of this potentially life-threatening condition. While many of us are unfamiliar...  Read more

What Women Really Need to Know about Heart Health

 Editor's Note: February is Heart Health month, aimed at bringing awareness to the #1 killer in America. Today we're sharing an interview with Dr. Patrice Desvigne-Nickens on behalf of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI...  Read more